THE OBJECT OF THE EXERCISE: TO HEAR Yesterday, I got a call from the Audiology Department of UMass. She said she wanted to give me the rest of Garry's official audiological follow-up appointments -- as opposed to the surgical follow-ups. I had already gotten the ones for pre-op and Surgery, plus surgical follow-up. Lucky for … Continue reading TO HEAR: THE OBJECT OF THE EXERCISE – Marilyn Armstrong
We play sound loudly. The volume is up! Garry doesn't hear well and this is an old story. Now, finally, after long years of having other people living around here, we can finally turn up the TV to whatever level is comfortable for us without needing to listen to other people complain about it. We … Continue reading TURNING UP THE SOUND!
This post will be very brief. Rather than writing something I want to show you something. My wife Ellin and I belong to an audio theater group called VoiceScapes Audio Theater. We do … well ... audio theater. We are introducing a new feature we are going to post online called “Snippets”. What’s a Snippet? … Continue reading A “SNIPPET” – BY TOM CURLEY
What happened to great sound? I have an ancient telephone in the kitchen. It's on the wall. It has a long wire that goes from the kitchen to somewhere. It gets kinked and coiled and very messed up ... but the sound on that old telephone is 100% better than the sound on my electronic … Continue reading SOUND, MOVIES, AND TELEVISION – WHATEVER HAPPENED TO REALLY GREAT SOUND?
CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE: SENSE OF HEARING This week’s topic is the colors of the sense of hearing. You can be simple like I did this week and used instruments. You can also get radical and show someone blasting apart a sidewalk with a jackhammer or the soothing sound of the ocean waves. This week you can … Continue reading HEARING IS BELIEVING
VoiceScapes is a group of audio actors, directors, sound engineers, writers and producers who met and worked together annually in Missouri at the National Audio Theatre Festivals. If you think that new radio drama is amateurish and kind of annoying, that "the good stuff" all dates back to the glory days of radio ... I've got … Continue reading AUDIO THEATER – VOICESCAPES